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Dedicating the Golden Gate National Recreation Area to Phillip Burton

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

Dedicating the Golden Gate National Recreation Area to Phillip Burton

report (to accompany H.R. 2600) (including the cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burton, Phillip,
  • Golden Gate National Recreation Area (Calif.)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 98th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- no. 98-72
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14223726M

    Phillip Burton: | | | |Phillip Burton| | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.   Featured notables include William Hammond Hall and John McLaren, major forces in Golden Gate Park; well-known personalities like actress Barbara Eden, musician Vince Guaraldi, and photographer Ansel Adams; Amy Meyer and Philip Burton, who helped create the Golden Gate National Recreation Area; journalists Sarah Bacon and Paul Kozakiewicz, who.

      The ashes of Rep. Phillip Burton, who helped create the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, are interred in the cemetery; Maj. Gen. Frederick Funston and Union spy Pauline Cushman-Fryer are also.   “Why Is That Bridge Orange? San Francisco for the Curious” tells Burton’s story. This is Phillip Burton, the politician who in pushed through Congress the legislation that created the acre Golden Gate National Recreation Area that serves 7 million Bay Area residents today TripAdvisor reviews.

      It was Burton who won major changes in safety regulations in the mines, and it was Burton who came up with unprecedented job-and-income security provisions for loggers whose livelihoods were threatened by the expansion of the Redwood National Park. Burton's was a liberalism of class as well as race, of the '30s as well as of the '60s. Nixon to Dedicate Uncreated Park By William Thomas to cost the United States government $ million. To the Houe of Represen-tatives, whiciy4 will vote on the park about Septem it is bill number H.R. "to establish the Gold-en Gate Urban National Recreation Area" by Con-gressman Phillip Burton of San Francisco. (Co-authors.


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Dedicating the Golden Gate National Recreation Area to Phillip Burton by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Phillip Burton, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California from towas the powerful and charismatic politician behind the creation of Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

His vision and his influence helped galvanize the growing conservation movement in the Bay Area during the late s and early s. Dedicating the Golden Gate National Recreation Area to Phillip Burton: report (to accompany H.R.

) (including the cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. A detailed timeline of the creation of Golden Gate National Recreation Area, from to (PDF file, 18 KB).

Visit the Dedicating the Golden Gate National Recreation Area to Phillip Burton book Burton page, to learn about the congressman with the vision and polotical driving force to create the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

A Rage for Justice: The Passion and Politics of Phillip Burton. Inbeginning with the former Army lands originally reserved to protect San Francisco Bay, the grassroots People for a Golden Gate National Recreation Area succeeded in preserving all of the.

How Rep. Phillip Burton and a Magic Marker Hijacked Tomales Bay into the Golden Gate National Recreation Area —certainly not the late Phillip Burton,” California historian Kevin Starr wrote in a comment on John Jacobs’s book, A Rage for Justice: The Passion and Politics of Phillip Burton.

Starr went on, “Congressman Burton loved. Inbeginning with the former Army lands originally reserved to protect San Francisco Bay, the grassroots People for a Golden Gate National Recreation Area succeeded in preserving all of the spectacular land that frames the Golden ng more than thirty eventful years, Amy Meyer tells the story of how dedicated citizens, including visionary conservationist Edgar Wayburn, master.

This book is an extraordinary tale of how the collection of historic natural and cultural wonders became the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Of the many books about the creation of individual national parks, this is the most comprehensive story in print of the grassroots coalition and political struggles of park s: 2.

This is Phillip Burton, the one-time congressman from San Francisco, who, inpushed through the legislation that created acre Golden Gate National Recreation Area that serves 7 million Bay Area residents today. As may be clear enough from this representation of the man at Fort Mason, Burton was not a great outdoorsman himself.

"InPhil Burton authored the bill that created the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. He went on to author national parks and recreation acts in and that were the most expansive ever to pass Congress.

The bill alone more than doubled the national park lands, nearly doubled the wild and scenic river system, and tripled. Today acres of the Golden Gate National Parks is part of a complex ofacres of protected habitat broken only at the Golden Gate. It includes Point Reyes National Seashore, the Marin Municipal Water District, and land in other jurisdictions.

It is part of the UNESCO-recognized Golden Gate Biosphere Reserve. In the early 's he fought to create the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA). In his memoir, Your Land and Mine, Wayburn recounted meeting with Representative Phillip Burton. Wayburn was seeking his help in creating the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

While San Francisco was thriving in the s, the areas that are now the Richmond District, the Sunset District, and Golden Gate Park were primarily made up of sand dunes and considered uninhabitable.

This book introduces readers to some of the advocates, educators, performers, builders, and others who contributed to the growth of these areas and to the city of San Francisco.

- An 33, acre area in Point Reyes National Seashore is named the Phillip Burton Wilderness In Jacobs' biography he says: Like Lyndon Johnson, Burton was above all a virtuoso at legislating--to the invariable benefit, in his case, of working people, the poor, and the environment.

In Phillip Burton, John Jacobs has exhumed for us one such character. he cobbled together a series of bills establishing the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, America’s largest urban. An Act to Dedicate the Golden Gate National Recreation Area to Congressman Phillip Burton, (subj.) t.p.

(Congressman Phillip Burton) found: NUCMC files (Burton, Phillip,U.S. Rep. from San Francisco, Calif.). From Golden Gate National Recreation Area headquarters at Fort Mason (the big, green-roofed building), follow the winding, paved pathway across the Great Meadow beloved by locals as one of San Francisco's most popular "backyards." On sunny weekends, you'll find its grassy expanses covered by San Franciscans lounging, picknicking, and soaking up the Golden Gate views (if you.

Legendary Locals of San Francisco's Richmond, Sunset, and Golden Gate Park (Book): Ungaretti, Lorri: While San Francisco was thriving in the s, the areas that are now the Richmond District, the Sunset District, and Golden Gate Park were primarily made up of sand dunes and considered uninhabitable.

This book introduces readers to some of the advocates, educators, performers, builders, and. With Burton marshaling votes, it took only 21 months in to pass legislation creating the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. "What characterizes Ed Wayburn, like nobody else, is. The Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) was established in Our national park came into being in record legislative time, between April, and October, When I think about how this happened, I come immediately to SPUR's leading role in the coalition named People For A Golden Gate National Recreation Area (PFGGNRA).

His legislation created the Golden Gate National Recreation Area innow encompassing square miles across across three counties. In the s, many buildings that covered Fort Mason were. BURTON, Phillip. History, Art & Archives page of the United States House of Representatives (Submitted on Apby Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 3.

Congressman Phillip Burton. Golden Gate National Recreation Area web page (Submitted on Apby Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.) 4.

Parked!The Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) is a U.S. National Recreation Area protect acres (33, ha) of ecologically and historically significant landscapes surrounding the San Francisco Bay of the park is land formerly used by the United States is managed by the National Park Service and is the most visited unit of the National Park system in the.

Thanks to former Representative Phillip Burton, the Presidio will become part of the Golden Gate National Recreation area, a mountainous, wooded area .